GD OTS

Battlefield Taxis with Attitude

Light transport is utilised by friend and foe alike. Agility and utility combine, from transformed commercial vehicles to those designed for the military. The military...
GSRs-1-Thales-Squire

Scanning for Trouble

Ground Surveillance Radars (GSRs) help safeguard border lines, military and civilian installations and infrastructure. With local security challenges in mind, several GSR vendors are...
Afghan

Asian SOF looks for Protected Mobility

SOF vehicles can be light and quick, but for some operators there is also a proved need for greater protection for the operators. In April,...
Joko-Widodo

The Politics of Defence

Will the controversial new Defence Minister use his position to continue armed forces modernisation or further his own political ambitions? The surprising appointment of Prabowo...
Dokdo-class vessels

South Korea joins Asia’s Carrier Race

The Republic of Korea (ROK) recently announced that it plans to launch by 2030 a large-deck amphibious-warfare ship that could handle Short Take Off...
China-Cyber-Security

China Broadens Cyber Options

China is prepared to use its burgeoning cyber capabilities for industrial espionage, trans-national harassment, national defence and as a support to military operations. In its...
GlobalEye

Sweeping the Skies

Guarding economic zones and watching for incursions, either temporary or as part of a deliberate strategy, has raised the need for wide area and...

Employing ‘The Barca Method’ using submarines

“Offence is the best form of defence” is an adage that has been applied to many forms of competitive endeavours, including sports and military...
Australia-OPV

Coast Guards welcome OPV Boom

Asian-Pacific navies traditionally operate traditional warships leading the Coast Guards to benefit from very capable Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV). Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) have gained...
Raaf-C-27J

Logistics Lifters

There is an impressive range of dedicated transport aircraft now carrying military air cargo around the region. In the list of air forces’ priorities, transport/cargo...

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